Here’s what you missed recently on martindale.com Connected:
Discussion Questions Needing Answers: Do YOU Have One?
A lot of questions have been raised in the past few weeks in the community on a variety of topics. Do you have an answer?
- Will the Korea-EU free trade agreement have an adverse affect on the legal and educational services market?
- What can be done about Social Security Disability judges who are applying the Social Security law unevenly?
- In today’s economic market, are Real Estate Investment Trusts the answer for safe, successful investments?
- Does a non-fast track exist at law firms? Is there a place for an attorney not seeking to make partner at your firm?
- Why has there been an increase in Brazilian and Chinese attorneys specializing in trademark law?
- What data management plan does your business or firm use to market to your targeted clientele?
- What amendments are you making to your clientsÂ succession and estate plans in the current economy?
Coming in August: LawFAILS
From lawsuits by the lesbian couple who successfully sued their sperm donor for child support after they broke up to the music publishers for the late avant-garde composer John Cage who sued musician Mike Batt for plagiarism after he included a silent song (no music, lyrics, or sound!) on his album (they settled for six-figures out of court), we’re going to cover them all.
Look for podcasts, videos, and posts about the ridiculous, funny, and outrageous lawsuits and cases out there. You are invited to take part in the insanity, and submit your own take on these wacky “law fails.”
You can be certain there will be plenty of lawyer jokes …
The first part of this series touched on the idea of knowing whom you are writing for; this installment will give insights on finding that great topic to write about and saying it in a way that resonates with your particular audience.
Click here to read Part 2.
Receiverships: Federal Court Receiver or State Court Receiver? Which is Better?
“The general notion behind receiverships is to preserve property pending the outcome of a case/foreclosure or such other time as the Court deems a Receiver is not required.The Receiver is usually an unrelated third party attorney familiar with process.” – summary found here, by Christy Myatt, Nexsen Pruett LLC
Receiverships are a common remedy for commercial real estate lenders and servicers. Member Keith Mullen blogged about a list of questions that clients should discuss with their lawyer when considering using a receivership.
Click here to read his post.
That’s it for today’s Connected Round Up. Members can get in on these discussions and more by clicking the links and commenting. Non-members can check see all these discussions, but need to register to comment – it’s 100% free.